CHEVRON ENVIRONMENTAL CLEAN-UP
From 1964-1990 Kevin L. Hinkley Auto Tech was a Chevron gas station and in 1985, an underground storage tank leaked gas into the underlying soil. Even though it was/is not contaminating the well water in the surrounding residential area, Chevron has been observing the leak for years.
Since May 2014 a massive clean up has been taking place at Kevin L. Hinkley Auto Tech. Men and women in bright construction gear have been scouring the business, taking samples of the soil and extracting leftover gas in the clay, which is over 30 feet in depth.
For about a year, Chevron's environmental cleaning crew will be sharing our space. Side by side with the Bobcats, forest green water and fuel containers, and orange vests, Kevin L. Hinkley Auto Tech is working hard to accommodate with Chevron, but most importantly to you, the customer.
On June 11, 2014, the Castro Valley Forum published an article, "New Technology in Use to Clean Up Gas Station Site" explaining the situation in further detail. If you have more questions, please feel free to call us at (510) 881-1052. THANKS!